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the prophet muhammad has led to the death of four u.s. officials, one of them the ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. officials said he died when the consulate was set on fire. three others died. there's been no confirmation from the united states. the secretary of hillary clinton issued a statement. but she added there is no justification for violence. emily buchanon has more. >> inferno overnight at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. militants stormed the compound and set fire to buildings. it's not clear yet how the ambassador died, but reports suggests his car may have come under rocket attacks as he and others were trying to escape. the anger was sparked by a provocative film made by an israeli american about the life of the prophet muhammad. >> my name is christopher stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> the american ambassador of christopher stevens had a lifelong interest in the middle east. he had been in libya for less than four months after taking up his post in may. the killings was strongly condemned by libya's general national congress. it's not clear w
attacked our people. >> as the u.s. mourns the death of it was a massacre to libya christopher stevens, demonstrators in yemen stormed the u.s. embassy there, protesting an american-made film than a credit me profit mohammed. we will go to yemen and egypt where protests have entered a third day. then to one of the world's leading islamic scholars, tariq ramadan on "islam and the arab awakening." >> if you look at the situation in tunisia and egypt, corruption, poverty, unemployment -- many people who were visiting egypt are dealing with the media saying, there is something not going right. the situation is very bad. we knew something could happen. >> as new census figures show 46,000 americans -- millions of americans are in poverty, we will speak with tavis smiley and cornel west. >> inequality, the top 1% got 93% of income in 2010. income. wealth. that is morally obscene. it is an ethical abomination. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. protests are spreading in the middle east over u.s. made film c
to stop undermining chinese sovereignty. xi met in beijing with u.s. defense secretary leon panetta and he criticized the island and said the purchase was a farce and urged u.s. leaders not to intervene. panetta says the islandful under the japan/u.s. treaty. chinese leaders say it should not apply to the territory. a senior official quotes panetta saying, u.s. officials won't take side. panetta is urging diplomats to continue talks on the issue. >>> u.n. secretary-general moon is urging leaders offpjapan and china to meet next week he wants the two to resolve their rift peacefully. >> i am increasingly troubled by rising tensions in the region over territorial disputes. pan has been watching the events. >> i urge concerned parties to resolve the dispute peacefully. must continue to build a mutual trust and confidence to avoid tensions in the region. >> the general assembly will start next tuesday in new york. the leaders of more than 120 nations plan to attend including japanese prime minister. >> a group of people believed to be involved in anti-japan protests, surrounded a car, carrying
now!" juan gonzalez's book, examining how u.s. intervention in latin america forced millions of people to move to the united states. we will speak with juan, as well as co-director eduardo lopez and air excerpts of the found. >> the american nation cannot, must not, and will not permit the establishment of another communist government in the western hemisphere. >> i am here because the united states invaded my country in 1965, and illegal invasion, completely trumped up excuse to invade the dominican republic and crush our democratic hopes. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least five people had been killed in u.s. drone strike inside pakistan. a pair of missiles reportedly struck a village in the region of north missouri stand. it is unclear if any civilians were killed. a new study is backing claims the u.s. has killed far more civilians in pakistan drone strikes than publicly and knowledge. researchers at the york university and stanford university say the drone strikes "terrorized men, women,
ashore. the japanese government bans all, unauthorized entry to the islands. >>> u.s. trade officials launched a complaint against china. they accuse the government of unfairly subsidizing exports of cars and auto parts. u.s. trade representatives allege that the chinese government gave at least $1 billion in subsidies between 2009 and 2011 to doumestic exporters. they say it violates wto rules and contributed to a decline in u.s. auto sales. in a speech in ohio, president barack obama accused the chinese of threatening u.s. jobs. >> i want you to know -- today my administration is launching a new action against china. this one against illegal subsidies that encourage come pans to ship auto parts manufacturing jobs overseas. these are subsidies that directly harm working men and women on the assembly lines in ohio and michigan and across the midwest. >> obama has been showing his support for the autoen dus tr i ahead of the election in november. world trade rules require negotiators from both side to try to work out the dispute. a wto panel will rule on the case if they fail to reach
days. >> it is time for the u.s. to cease the persecution of wikileaks, to cease its persecution of our people, and to cease its persecution of our sources. >> we will play julian assange's address and speak to his attorney michael ratner. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. anti-austerity protests continue to rage in greece and spain as both countries praise for fresh cuts. greek leaders a meeting today over $15 billion austerity plan aimed at persuading international lenders to release tens of billions in aid. demonstrations erupted across greece and the first general strike since the new government took office in june. in the greek capital athens, tens of thousands took to the streets, some hurling firebombs, breaking windows, and setting fires. spain is expected to unveil massive cuts today in its budget plan for next year. on wednesday, protesters are rounded the spanish parliament for a second day to protest against austerity. opposition activists are claiming more than 300 people were killed in syr
the papers with the i.r.s. in may, 2013. >> so i could get money for my (c) (4), use that for political purposes, and nobody knows anything about it till six months after the election? >> that's right. and even then, they won't -- >> that -- >> -- know who your donors are. >> that's my kind of campaign finance restriction. >>> welcome, trevor potter. >> thank you. >> you know that's funny, but it's not a laughing matter by november we'll be drowning in money. this flood just keeps rising. i brought a story in "the financial times." a campaign group backing barack obama is pushing to raise up to $150 million in coming weeks, you know, tit for tat, to counter the republican's financial advantage and an expected advertising blitz for mitt romney. and that just strikes me as an all-out, inescapable arms race. >> in a way, and i know this will sound a little odd that's not entirely a bad outcome for this election. because what -- where we have been is that the republicans have proven they have an enormous advantage of raising money. therefore, they have-and i'm a republican. but the party ha
monday. >>> the u.s. federal reserve stepped in again to try to stimulate the economy. the fed will buy $40 billion worth of mortgage debt each month until the jobs joutlook improves. >> the employment situation however remains a grave concern. while the economy appears to be on a path of moderate recovery it isn't growing fast enough to make progress reducing the unemployment rate. >> the federal reserve announced their decision after a meeting of policymakers on the federal open market committee. but, members of the committeeta improvement. >> the idea to quicken the recovery to help the economy begin to grow quickly enough to generate new jobs, and reduce unemployment rates. >>> committee members said they plan to keep interest rates exceptionally low into mid 2015. the federal reserve has done this twice before. over the past few years. and i spoke with a correspondent who followed the events and is economic koement correspondent washington bureau. high started by asking why the fed went with this decision. >> all about jobs, jobs, jobs, latest data that came out last week showed th
now!" the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed along with three other embassy staff after protesters stormed a consular building, denouncing an american made film insulting the prophet mohammed. secrets and lies in the terror wars. and look how the bush white house was deaf to warnings ahead of the 9/11 attacks. >> one of the things that was most surprising to me during their years of reporting on this was the number of elements of the story that were advanced by governments around the world that ended up not being true. >> kurt eichenwald on his boat "500 days." and a whistleblower once jailed after revealing how ubs had helped americans evade taxes. >> today is a great day for whistleblowers, a great day for all the honest americans out there who work their job, pay their taxes, and today is a great day for tax fairness. today is a terrible day for big- time tax cheats. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the u.s. ambassador to libya and three embassy staffers have been killed in an att
over head, and the u.s. is sending two destroyers to the coastline. >> the american embassy in yemen this morning. protests spreading. demonstrators climbed up the walls and stood on the entrance roof, security guards opened fire. the cause -- an obscure, crudely made film deemed insulting to the prophet mohammed. how much further my anger spread? -- might the anchor spread? in cairo today, where the protests started and continue with petrol bombs and tear gas, reports came of trouble in and morocco, tunis, gaza, and elsewhere. egypt's president unequivocally condemned the film. >> i have called on the american people to reject this behavior. this horrible behavior that actually causes harm. it does not benefit anybody. nor can we accept that there is such an entity and aggression against embassies and consulates or against people for the killing -- or the killing of anybody, for that matter. >> america isending more warships and trips to libya to protect its buildings, as well as fbi agents to investigate the killing of its ambassador and three others on tuesday. christopher stevens
. >> ( translated ): what happened in cairo was not something that was directed, aimed at the u.s. embassy as an attack, however, the u.s. embassy represents a symbol for the egyptians to express their-- they did not accept what happened from some of the citizens of the united states who offended the prophet mohammed-- peace be upon him. there was also somebody who wanted to burn the koran and this is something we do not accept at all. so the demonstrations were an expression of a high level of anger and a rejection of what is happening and the u.s. embassy represents the symbol of america as a people and government so people, the demonstrators, had a loud voice and as a government, it's our responsibility as the government of egypt we protected the embassy. we do not condone any attack against any embassies or any guests. this is a part of our principles and culture and what our religion orders us to do. >> rose: so the united states government and egyptian government are friends, not enemies? >> ( translated ): we are not enemies, of course. >> rose: you're our friends? >> ( translated )
the u.s. to set a deadline for military action, but u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says there's still time for diplomacy to work. netanyahu will head to the united states later this month but won't be meeting u.s. president barack obama. israeli media quoted a senior israeli official saying white house staff declined netanyahu's request for a meeting with obama. netanyahu wanted to discuss iran's nuclear program. he was expected to press obama to set deadlines. the first time netanyahu has visited the u.s. without meeting the president, since taking office three years ago. a white house spokesperson said scheduling issues ruled out a meeting. he also said the leaders are in frequent contact and netanyahu will meet secretary of state clinton and top officials instead. >>> judicial authorities in egypt have ordered the arrest of the last prime minister and the ousted president hosni mubarak. they accuse him of corruption. the state-run news agency reported the news. the case dates back to 1993. he's accused of selling government-owned land to mubarak's sons at a fraction of the
reiterated the island in the east china sea are clearly covered by the japan u.s. security treaty. we do acknowledge, clearly through the process that you have set out, senator, that japan maintains effective administer of control. and third that -- as such, this falls clearly under article 5 of the security treaty. >> campbell made their comments at a hearing of the senate foreign relations subcommittee on east asia and pacific affairs. he said the united states is not taking possession on sovereignty of the island but said the u.s. views japan as maintaining administrative control of the island. chapel be campbell said the united states is concerned about demonstrations in china and the potential damage the partnership could cause the japan and china. he expressed concern over china's creation of a new administrative area covering disputed island in the south china sea in july and its strengthening military presence in the area. >>> the long wait is finally over for apple fans around the world. the company launched its newest smart phone, iphone 5. people in japan were some of the firs
billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome dwight yoakam back to this program. he is out with his first studio album in seven years. he is also being honored this month with a special award by the academy of country music. some of them -- some of the making of the new disc, "3 pears." ♪ ♪ ♪ tavis: good to have you back on the program. i did not realize that you have lived in los angeles for 30 years. >> when i got lost trying to get to your studio, i should have known better. i drove a couple of different jobs. i drove for another company that was based near the studio. transporting checks at night. everybody has a job. that was my job. to make a living with a guitar for a lot longer. i drove all over l.a., that was my life for a number of years. i'm one point, i was born in kentucky, raised in ohio, but i grew up in california. i felt like i became an adult here. i landed here. i dropped out of ohio state. we did beat yo
>>> welcome back to "newsline." the u.s. federal bureau of investigation is looking into whether terrorist groups were behind an attack in libya. gunmen stormed the consulate in the city of benghazi, they killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. officials say the gun men started shooting and throwing bombs. the building went up in flames. the attack continued for more than four hours. government officials described the assault as elaborate and said the fbi and libya are looking into the possibility that terrorist groups were involved. the attack fell on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. marine corps commanders are sending the anti-terrorist unit to the libyan capital and strengthen security around american diplomatic facilities. >>> the members of the security council reaffirmed that such acts are unjustifiable regardless of their motivations. >> german ambassador is the current president of the council and said the council called on all u.n. members. to protect foreign diplomatic missions. and secretary general said in a statement that nothing justifies
in the u.s. government secrets torture and rendition program. we will speak with alfred mccoy here in madison. he is author of "torture and impunity." >> there is an absolute ban on torture for a very good reason. torture taps into the deepest recesses of the human consciousness where creation and destruction exist. with a capacity for cruelty and kindness to exist. it has a powerful, perverse appeal. and once it starts, but the perpetrators and the powerful who order them, let it spread. it spreads out of control. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. road in the madison, wisconsin. and this one person has been killed in pakistan as protesters fill the streets across several cities in what is expected to be a massive day of action against the u.s. made film "innocence of muslims." the pakistani government declared friday a public holiday to allow people to demonstrate against the film, which mocks the muslim prophet mohammed. pakistan shut down cell phone service in major cities as officials moved
to use the money raised by the relisting to repay the bailout fund. a u.s. federal district court in california rejected samsung electronic request to lift a ban on sales of tablet computers. the court said the issue should be taken up at a federal appellate court. this came after the court's decision in june to temporarily ban sales of samsung's galaxy tab 10.1. the ruling was in favor of apple. which claimed samsung vie lated its pat enter. last month a jury at the same court decided samsung did not infringe apple's patents. however the verdict said the firm did violate the rival smartphone patents. in the legal battle between apple and samsung, international trade commission, u.s. trade panel ruled in favor of apple last week. >>> meanwhile, apple shares have topped $700, for the first time. on expectations the new iphone 5 will boost the firm's earnings. shares of the u.s. technology giant closed at $701.19 on the nasdaq tuesday. the iphone 5 will go on sale friday in several countries including the united states and japan. the company says preorders in the first 24 hours were
in the u.s. embassy in the capitol. people here in this conservative religious society were already hostile to the united states. now the offensive american video has caused a surge of anger and the pakistan government has given them a national holiday to take the street. >> protest against that anti-islamic film continue in other parts of the world, including the malaysian capital. police say more than 2,000 people protested in front of the u.s. embassy. google has blocked access to clips of the u.s. produced film in malaysia. one muslim makes up 60% of the population. protests were also seen in thailand where once again, the u.s. embassy in bangkok was the focus of protest. nearly 1,000 people gathered there peacefully demonstrating about that film. in the middle east, the city of basra in southern iraq has seen large scale protest. thousands took to the street to demonstrate and burn the u.s. and israeli flag. this has been a largely peaceful gathering. violence has been targeted over a paris-based magazine published a series of cartoons of the prophet muhammad. while france has closed e
.police are searching for suspects, in two separate s. shootings.a bar fight early sunddy morning... spilled out pulaski and pratt streetss a man was shot and is in serious and the victim of a shooting saturday in southwest baltimore is dead. body on coventry road in irvington round noon saturday. he had been shot several times. police haven't released the victim's the teen accused of trying to detonate a car bomb outside a chicago bar... will appear in federal court today. todaa. 18- year-old adel daoud is charged with attempttng to use a weapno of mass destruction and attempting to damage and a destroy a building with an xplosive.on friday, he was givee a phony car bomb.. by and undercover agent... who saw him press the trigger.neighors say they had no lue daoud had this planned. "so many years together i hear no problem, his family okay. i'm sad i hear that." that."daouu was active in jihadist internet forums...and &papparently searched online fo information on bomb-makiig. the tea party candidate who turned heads in her 2010 senate bid in delaware... says she may give it another shot. you
hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: hedrick smith spent more than 25 years at the "the new york times" covering six presidents and callous world conflicts. he is an emmy-winning tv producer. his new text is called "who stole the american dream?" >> i am delighted to be here. >tavis: you argue that the american people are more concerned about the divide between the rich and poor, more concerned about that than age, race, ethnicity. what happened? >> the middle class had a good life in america. especially when the civil rights battle was going on. we had an era of middle-class prosperity and power and those things go together. civic activism and power influencing washington make sure the economy and the government work to produce prosperity and what do we have today? we have polarized politics instead of working bipartisanship. we have gaping inequality in our economy. enormous wealth concentrated. citib
international action could prevent a crisis in part by addressing the harsh impact of the recent u.s. drought. >> there is a risk of more price increases, but at the moment, there is no evidence to suggest that is an inevitability. the very sharp reduction in u.s. production because of the worst drought for 50 years had a major impact on stock levels and on prices. the overall global stock use ratio has fallen to a historic low of just over 13%. in the u.s., is significantly lower than that. >> more than 100 striking miners in south africa have been released from jail after they were arrested during the killings of their colleagues. dozens were initially charged for the murders, despite the fact the victims were in fact shot dead by police. the slain miners were killed more than a week after walking off the job at the marikana platinum mine in a call for higher pay. despite their release, many still face charges and are due to appear in court early next year. for a discussion with the south african ambassador to the united states, you can go to democracynow.org. in israel and the occupied ter
programs, "this is america" will look at the culture, people, government, s of has and sight standard we will look at its importance in the region and its relationship with the united states. "this is america" visits the republic of kazakhstan. "this is america" is made possible by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation, afo communications, and the rotondaro family trust. this year, kazakhstan celebrates its 20th anniversary of independence. on this program, we will learn about what it was like before independence 20 years ago, and y president made kazakhstan the success it is today and why diversifying its economy will be the key to kazakhstan's even brighter future. >> it was a while the economy, while business economy, and a great economy mainly. today, we have a lot of public companies. our businessmen are doing international joint ventures. if you take the society as a whole, are people became much more open-minded, a free, outspoken people, and
this year his police chief sought refuge at the u.s. consulate and officials an extraordinary story, alleging that his wife had murdered his british business partner. before the unauthorized visit, he had been accused -- for the unauthorized visit, he is accused of trying to defect. he could, in theory, have been given the death penalty. but he has been shown some leniency. had he not blown the whistle, it is likely the crime would never have come to life. as a result, his wife was eventually convicted of poisoned. her husband waits to hear if you will face a criminal court and has been suspended from his seat. he was once tipped for an even higher position when the communist party appoints new leadership later this year. it has altered the chinese political landscape, raise questions about corruption at the highest level, unsettling what was meant to be a smooth transition. >> british and u.s. soldiers balance against insurgents use -- wearing u.s. army uniforms. this was inside one of the largest nato bases in afghanistan. the bbc has had exclusive access to camp bastion to talk t
were killed when a bomb struck a crowded commercial area. the u.s. has formally handed control of the bagram air base to the afghan government and a key milestone for the more than a decade-long a to occupation. but despite the handover, the u.s. is continuing to contain control over several dozen prisoners in a dispute the afghan government. "the new york times" reports the spat apparently centers on afghan refusals to adopt the no- trial detention system demanded by the u.s. government. scores of syrian government forces have been killed in a double bombing in the besieged city of aleppo. residents and activists say the bombs targeted makeshift barracks housing soldiers stationed in aleppo to root out opposition fighters. syrian state media say of the 17 soldiers were killed and 40 wounded. speaking at the asia-pacific economic cooperation summit in russia, secretary state clinton said the u.s. continues support for the syrian opposition. >> we have not seen eye to eye with russia on syria. that may continue. if it does continue, then we will work with like-minded states to s
sparked by an online video made in the u.s. that mocks islam and the prophet muhammad. the protests have set off a vigorous international debate about religion and violence and the boundaries between free speech, intolerance and incitement. after ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in libya, secretary of state hillary clinton categorically rejected the message of the anti-islam video. at the same time, she reiterated u.s. support for the freedom of expression and deplored the violent response to the video. >> we condemn the violence that has resulted in the strongest terms and we greatly appreciate the many muslims in the united states and around the world who have spoken out on this issue. violence, we believe, has no place in religion and is no way to honor religion. >> also in washington, top interfaith leaders, several of them muslims, came together to denounce the violence. they strongly urged their communities to reject activities and speech that stoke religious hatred. >> we must oppose all efforts to divide people in the united states, in libya, i
that can result in a larger conflict. in terms of america, he said there was a risk of the u.s. being drawn into a conflict. giving you some indication of the worry from washington that this dispute between japan and china over a chain of islands in the east china sea could escalate even further. >> martin, thank you very much indeed. now, for much more on the relationship between the united states and china, do not forget to check out our website where you will find an interactive flow chart showing how china is ruled. now, there has been further heavy fighting in damascus. activists have described the situation as desperate and amnesty international has highlighted a recent increase in heavy bombardments on residential areas. this coincides with a visit to damascus by the iranian foreign minister. he has proposed that observers attempt to quell the violence. from beirut and neighboring lebanon, jim has more. >> another young boy, injured according to this activist video. amnesty says that civilians are the main victims of increasingly indiscriminate bombardments by these forces. heavy art
baltimore.police are searching for suspectt, in two separate s. shootings.a bar fight early sunday morning... spilled out into the streets near south pulaski and pratt streets. a pan was shot and is in serious condition this morning. protests continue to break out pn over 20 countries today... over an anti-muslim video... that was produced in california and went viral. viral.protest nats natsit's triggered violence in several areas... including libya... where 4 americans were killed tuesday... incluuing the u-s ambassador to libya.the obama administration is still pnvestigating the attacks to determine if they were spontaneous... or part of a long-forming plan. but it's still unclear how to reduce tension in countries with a u-s presence. 1:09 bolton says: "backing away from the film is not going to eliiinate the hatred or extremism. (butt to) the apologize, they'll just push more."-butt to-1:00- 1:07 yates says: "i think it's very very important nottto disengage from this vital region, we just haae to find a way that doesn't involve military invasions." invasions."secretary of state
for nuclear bombs. they've threatened to attack the site. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton urged caution on iran's nuclear development. >> we share this common position that iran has a right to the use of peaceful nuclear energy, but iran must abide by its international obligations. >> she said iranian leaders cannot be permitted to get a nuclear weapon. clinton has urged southeast asian leaders to work together towards calm. she wants them to resolve territorial disputes with china without intimidation or the use of force. clinton is on a tour of southeast asia and china ahead of the asia pacific economic corporation forum this week in russia. she met with indonesian foreign minister in jakarta. clinton said it's in the u.s. national interest to keep peace in the south china sea. >> we encourage asean and china to make meaningful progress towards finalizing a comprehensive code of conduct in order to establish rules of the road and clear procedures for peacefully addressing disagreements. >>> japanese electronics firm signed a deal with a french fir in smart grid cooperation. to
. the communist party ramped up nationalistic education in the 1990s. the government now seems to be having trouble keeping a lid on those sentiments. some people are trying to organize later this month. with no end in sight in the dispute over the senkaku island. tensions are likely to continue. japanese government officials say they can't demand a harsher punishment. they say they have to follow chinese law. they praise what they call china's swift punishment. >>> syrian government forces have bombarded the center of aleppo. they mounted the assaults by ground and by air. opposition activists say the military is using helicopters to attack residential areas. air strikes in northern aleppo on monday killed 35 people. many people are still living in the center of the city. the free syrian army has reportedly fighting on the outskirts to try to minimize casualties. nearly 5,000 civilians and 500 children were killed across the countrien august. that is the highest monthly total since the uprising started last year. >>> syrian president bashar al assad welcomes the aid from the international
to deal with extremism in their midst. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> in the u.s. there's an ongoing debate over the limits of free speech highlighted by two recent events. a federal judge in new orleans temporarily blocked a city ordinance that outlaws preaches on bourbon street after dark. it the law bars people from disseminated social religious or political messages on the street between sunset and sunrise. the american civil liberties union filed suit on behalf of a preacher after members of her ministry were arrested. in new york city a prominent egyptian american blogger was arrested after painting over a controversial subway ad that equates jihad with savagery. the hotly debated ad now in several subway stations urges people to defeat jihad and support israel against, quote, the savage. several muslim and interfaith groups have protested the ads. the sponsors insist they are protected by the first amendment. in other news there was more scholary debate this week over the so-called gospel of jesus's wife. an ancient scrap of papyrus a harvard professor says might
is groundless. we will make objections when the opportunity arises. >> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has again urged her chinese counterparts to try to calm the walters. clinton met with foreign minister in new york. state department officials say she repeated her view that cool heads should prevail. clinton reportedly said, china and japan have the resources, restraint and ability to reduce tensions. the officials did not say how he responded. chin eaese leaders have complai about washington's stance that they're covered by the security treaty. >> a man who helped shape foreign policy has a similar message. richard armitage was an add voicer to george w. bush. >> reporter: he is urging japanese and chinese leaders to bring calm to the situation. >> i think japan should do what japan can do to cool tempers to explain to the public what is at stake here. i do realize this is a difficult time for japan because of what will be impending elections but also difficult for china. because of her impending power transfer. not elections. so i think if that can be put in the mind of people, cle
general assembly. the u.s. and arab league envoy to syria has painted a grim picture of the conflict after his first official visit to the country, saying the situation is bad and getting worse. there are clashes every day but we see little of it been been getting the full story has proven to be an increasing challenge. >> the ruins of war. the government says it wants to journalists to show the true picture. some of it cannot be hidden. syrian forces pounded the area last month after armed opposition moved in. when we see new attacks, we cannot get close. there is smoke rising every day from damascus now. what is happening on the ground? we are not being allowed by the government to go inside to see for ourselves. we decided to go to a northern suburb i visited on every recent trip. i was stopped by soldiers. we get off to a good start. how is the situation? one man says it is fine. they say we cannot go any further bowie can talk to people right here. watch the man in the striped shirt. he is a soldier. he has put down his gun and has raced ahead of us. by the time i greet the shopkeeper
. the south korean prime minister held talks in new york with his u.s. counterpart. the two officials aparentally did not refer directly to the territorial disputes with japan. but they emphasized historical issues remany unresolved. they agreed that regional stability depends on all countries in east asia nations having a correct understanding of history. japan's government has protested south korea's refusal to allow a japanese vessel to enter one of its ports. the japan maritime self defense forces destroyer is scheduled to take part in a joint drill. the united states, south korea, australia and japan will take part. japanese government officials called on south korea to review its decision. officials note ves vessels belog to other participants will enter the port. south korea repeated its refusal. the u.s.-led exercise is held every year and aim is to stop trafficking in weapons. south korea's refusal may receive fle reflect anti-japan sentiment could increase. strained by the country's repeated claims to the islands. >>> the international envoy for syria is crafting a new plan
. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. anti-u.s. government protests continue in muslim countries angered over u.s.-made amateur film mocking the prophet mohammed. in pakistan, at least 21 people were killed and more than 200 were wounded on friday when thousands took part in nationwide rallies that turned violent. secretary of state hillary clinton appealed for calm inside pakistan. >> i want to thank the government of pakistan for their efforts to protect our embassy in islamabad and consulates elsewhere. and i want to be clear, as i have said numerous occasions, the violence we have seen cannot be tolerated. there is no justification for violence. of course, there is provocation and we have certainly made clear that we do not in any way support provocation. >> where protests were held over the weekend in countries including iran, greece, and bangladesh. "the new york times" reports the deadly attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya during protests there is the film has seriously hampered ca operations on the ground. following the deaths of u.s.
africa. in egypt, police in riot gear used tear gas against demonstrators hurling rocks at the u.s. embassy. the muslim brotherhood canceled the million man protest scheduled to follow friday prayers, but protesters continued to gather and some reportedly moved to burn an american flag. in yemen, protesters breached a security wall, set fire to building inside u.s. embassy compound thursday. four protesters died while dozens of people were injured as security forces clashed with demonstrators. protests against the film have erupted in multiple other locations including bangladesh, malaysia, indonesia, iraq, iran, jordan, sudan, tunisia, israel, and the gaza strip. u.s. authorities have officially identified the key figure behind the anti islam film that sparked the protests. nakoula basseley nakoula is a 55-year-old 7 california resident with a checkered past involving drug convictions and bank fraud. he was sentenced to nearly two years in prison in 2010 for financial crimes and is barred from using the internet without approval under the terms of his supervised release. he told t
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? the u.s. consulates in -- is this the thanks that they get? the u.s. consulate in been gauzy rex. -- in benghazi wrecked. the wave of anti-americanism rolled on through the region. in yemen. in iraq, they burned the stars and stripes, chanting "no to america, no to israel." meanwhile in egypt, police fired tear gas at demonstrators in a third day of unrest. democracy in north africa, halted by the west, facing to radical anti-western groups that were once suppressed by the ubiquitous security forces. soon after last year's uprising in libya, we went to a newly liberated town, famous or notorious for sending an unusually high number of young muslims and to fight american forces in iraq. some former soldiers return to their own country last year, joining revolutionary militias, and keeping their weapons even after gaddafi was overthrown. s he says he knows the group' influenced but -- influenced by al-qaeda were behind the attack on the u.s. consulate. >> it is first hand information. it is direct information. they believe libya cannot be a hub for the conflict. but it should be u
... where 4 americans were killed tuesday... including the u-s ambassador to libya.the ooama administration is still investigating the attacks to determine if they were spontaneous... or part of a long-forming plan. but it's still unnlear how to reduce tension in countries with a u-s presence. 1:09 bolton says: "backing away from the film is not going to eliminate the hatred or extremism. (butt to) the harder they push, the more we apologize, they'll just push more."-butt to-1:00- 1:07 yates says: "i think it's very very immortant noo to disengage from this vital region, we justthave to find a way that doesn't involve military invasions." invasions."secretary of state hillary clinton ii making calls to u-s ambassadors in muslim regions. the embassy in islamabad closed down today... as a precaution ahead of more planned protests. a deadly "superbug"... has killed a 7th person at maryland's national institutes of health clinical center.the latest victim is aayoung boy... who arrived in bethesda last april.doctors say he was here for a bone marrow transplant... when he contracted t
-- in egypt, protests continue outside the u.s. embassy in cairo over the controversial film insulting the prophet muhammad. and the pope arrived in lebanon for the first visit there in 15 years, and he brings a message of peace. it's 7:00 in the morning in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in paris, and midday here in london, where st. james palace is taking legal advice after a french magazine published topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. in a statement, the palace said that william and kate have been hugely saddened to learn the french publication and a photographer have insided their privacy in such a grotesque and totally unjustifiable manner. the couple is seeking advice from lawyers in france. >> the duke and duchess of cambridge toured a mosque for the first time during their tour of malaysia this morning. this is a largely muslim country with laws on defense a. so the timing of the publication of the topless photos is awkward. >> the magazine, which has published the photo, called "closer," is now on sale on newsstands across france. >> i think it's not normal to photo
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